Portable Digital Assistants (PDAs) are helping city police in recovering 93% of penalty dues this year. In the year 2008, they were able to recover only 27% from e-challans. In the year 2009, they were able to recover 50% of pending bills by old PDAs whereas the new PDAs have enabled credit card payment and have increased the recovery.
According sources, the success rate of PDAs is 75%-80%. They have helped in recovering the pending e-challans better. The devices will compel motorists to go according to traffic rules.